Grilled Corn with Chile Lime Butter

To make the butter: 1 stick butter 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp mild chili powder Large pinch of paprika Large pinch of cumin 3 tablespoons chopped cilantro Salt and pepper Juice of 1/2 lime 1 tablespoon olive oil Ears of corn, husks removed Salt and pepper Blend the butter ingredients together and cover with […]

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Medicinal Pickled Garlic

With the recent outbreak of West Nile Virus in Colorado, I wanted to find some good recipes using garlic.  I’ve found that eating a lot of garlic really helps cut down on the amount of bites I get, and garlic is also a great remedy for colds and flu.  It’s one of nature strongest antibiotics. […]

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Compost Tea

 Directions For Making Your Own Compost Tea   Setting up a home tea brewer is easy. Here are the directions: Gather these supplies •a five gallon bucket •compost •an old pillowcase •string to tie the pillowcase •a few tablespoons of molasses (find organic molasses here) •an aquarium pump (find pumps here) •a length of air […]

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Roasted Beets with Gorgonzola Dill

4-8 beets, about 1 1/4 pound 2 shallots, chopped 1 teaspoon sugar Salt 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar Juice of 1/2 lemon 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill 3 oz fresh gorgonzola Directions: Place unpeeled beets in a baking pan just large enough to hold them.  Pour water into the pan to the […]

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Roasted Red Pepper Soup

This is a family favorite – super simple flavors, but delicious.  It highlights the flavors of the peppers, and is incredibly low calorie and healthy. 10 red peppers 1 onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 3 cans chicken broth 1 tsp garlic chili sauce, like Siracha 1 tsp salt 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil Roast […]

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Garlic Herbal Horse Treats

1 cup dry oatmeal 1 cup flour 1 cup shredded carrots 1 tsp salt 1 tsp sugar 2 cloves garlic, finely minced 2 tablespoons garlic powder 2 tsp vegetable oil 1/4 cup molasses Directions: Mix ingredients in a bowl Form little balls and place on a greased cookie sheet Bake at 350 for 15 minutes […]

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Herbal Laundry Liquid

1 1/2 qt water 20 organic soap nuts 40 – 50 drops essential oils (choice of lavender, tea tree, cedarwood, eucalyptus, lemon, peppermint, rosemary, sweet orange, ylang ylang.) 1. Pour hot water over soap nuts 2. Steep for 30 minutes to 1 hr. 3. Strain, and reserve liquid 4. Cool completely, add essential oil Use […]

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Equine Bug Bite Spray

Equine Bug Bite Spray I created this recipe for Blue the Horse but like always, we test all my potions on ourselves (the humans) before we give them to the animals.  We found this spray to be so effective that we kept a bottle for ourselves.  It really helps with the stinging and itching, and also helps to take down the […]

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Bug Bite Spray

Bug Bite Spray I created this recipe for Blue the Horse but like always, we test all my potions on ourselves (the humans) before we give them to the animals.  We found this spray to be so effective that we kept a bottle for ourselves.  It really helps with the stinging and itching, and also helps to take down the swelling […]

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Iced Cucumber Lemon Soup

Ingredients: 5 large cucumbers, peeled, seeded and cut into chunks 1/2 cup fresh mint*, chopped 1/4 cup green onions or chives, chopped 1/4 cup lemon juice 2 tsp freshly grated lemon zest 1 tsp sugar 2 cups crushed ice Salt and pepper, to taste Directions: • Combine the cucumbers, mint, scallions, lemon juice, zest and […]

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